In the traditional «shark Week» will be a very unusual competition. Legendary American swimmer Michael Phelps will be competing with a great white shark, reports the Toronto Star.
The race will be broadcast by the Discovery channel.
An unusual event will take place on June 23. This event is called the most bizarre contest since 2007, when the South African Rugby player Bryan Habana competed in the race with Cheetah.
According to ESPN, the speed of Michael Phelps in the water about 10 km/h (6 mph) , at that time, as a shark can reach speeds up to 40 km/h (35 mph).
Michael Phelps is a 23-time Olympic champion. He set 39 world records.